Florisbad Quaternary Research Station’s Dr Daryl Codron is one of the authors on a paper that presents a mathematical solution which predicts predator kill frequency. The research station is one of the satellites of the National Museum.
Carnivores, unlike herbivores, typically remove whole individuals from prey populations, and so can have enormous effects on prey populations and whole ecosystems. Mammalian carnivores can be divided into those that eat small prey items (invertebrates, reptiles, birds, and small mammals) and those that eat larger prey (large rodents, lagomorphs and antelope).
A Sky Being on the lawn at Oliewenhuis
Oliewenhuis Art Museum was privileged to host the Giidanyba (Sky Beings) exhibition during the Free State Arts Festival.
Sampling at Mariepskop, Mpumalanga. From left: Zoë Adams, Daniel Whitmore and Ashley Kirk-Spriggs.
The Entomology Department launched the International Survey of Afrotropical Diptera project starting in 2017.
Burgert Muller presenting geo-referencing training at the SANBI Forum.
Burgert Muller (Entomology Department) participated in SANBI’s joint Biodiversity Information Management Forum and Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme Forum 2017, held at Salt Rock Hotel and Resort in KwaZulu-Nata in Augustl.